Le Cochinchine Cruise from Can Tho – Sa Dec – Cai Be
Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Can Tho - Tra On - Vinh Long - My Thuan - Sa Dec - Cai Be - Saigon
Mekong Delta tour is an ideal way for those who want to find the peaceful atmosphere to relax and experience the simplicity of the countryside after busy hard working day. On this 3-day tour, you not only taste the authentic unique culture of the region, but also explore abundant attractive destinations as Cai Be floating market, traditional handicraft villages, crocodile.
Le Cochinchine offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River.
The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta.
Modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional style Le Cochinchine measures around 30 meters long from bow to stern and has two 420 HP engines, one in back up, making Le Cochinchine a very powerful and safe river vessel.
Day 1: Saigon – Can Tho – Tra On (L, D)
07.30: Pick up at your hotel in Saigon City
12.00-12.30 boarding Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Transfer on a local boat to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
Le Cochinchine continues its cruise to Tra On. Lunch served on board.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery
Visits of the fruit farm and walks amongst pleasant villages on the footpaths of the countryside. Opportunity to meet with local people.
Boarding back at with an aperitif while enjoying the magnificent sunset on the Mang Thit canal and Nicola river.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 2: Vinh Long – My Thuan – Sa Dec (B, L, D)
Breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong.
Walks /cycle amongst the lush vegetation to visit the fruit farm, the handicraft villages and meet with local people.
Le Cochinchine set sails again to Sa Dec while lunch is served on board.
Visit busy Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Marguerite Duras.
Walks along the village path and acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, vegetable farms, fish farms.
Boarding back at with an aperitif while cruising down to Cai Thia. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3: Cai Be – Saigon (B)
Breakfast on boat in the morning.
Cycling on the bank of the peninsula for a visit of the gardens and orchards.
Le Cochinchine continues its cruise toward Cai Be.
Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, local pop-rice and sweets production. Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
11.00 -11.30 Disembark in Cai Be. Transfer you back to Saigon City. End of service.
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
3 – 7 persons
8 – 12 persons up
The trip is inclusive of
- Return city transfer
- One welcome cocktail
- English /French-speaking guide on board
- Accommodation on board.
- Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
- Biking gear/ Bicycle available on board for sightseeing
- Taxes and Services charge.
The trip is exclusive of
- Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
- Travel insurance
- Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips,
- Souvenirs, laundry, etc.
- Child age 2-12 years old: 50% of adult when sharing cabin with parents.
- Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
- Surcharge 20% on December 24, December 31, Ave of Lunar New Year